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Murray State cruises against Austin Peay, 89-54

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Cameron Payne scored 22 points off the bench and added eight assists and three steals to help lead Murray State to an 89-54 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday. Jonathan Fairell and Jeffery Moss each finished with 13 points for Murray State (24-4, 14-0 Ohio Valley Conference), with Fairell adding eight rebounds. The win extends the Racers win streak to 21 games...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray State downs Middle Tennessee 68-49

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Jarvis Williams scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Tuesday to lead Murray State to a 68-49 win over Middle Tennessee. Cameron Payne scored 13 and had six assists for the Racers (1-1). Williams scored 10 points and had 11 rebounds in last Friday's 77-74 loss to Houston. The Racers outshot the Blue Raiders 48.2 percent to 18.2 percent from the field...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville 66 – Murray State 21: Photo Gallery

The Cardinal Connect had two staff photographers on hand Saturday evening as Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals crushed the Murray State Racers 66 – 21. All photos in the gallery below were taken by J.D. Coffey and Petey Cautilli. .huge_it_slideshow_image_wrap_gallery_2 { height:400px; width:600px; position:relative...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville 66 – Murray State 21: Cards Crush Racers

Photo: The Cardinal Connect I’ve said it all week so I guess I might as well say it again. I absolutely hate when teams from BCS conferences play against FCS opponents. IMO, there is very little you can actually take away from it. Therefore, I’ll let Bobby Petrino share his thoughts. Stay tuned to The Cardinal Connect for more coverage of Saturday’s win. Quick Stats Team...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Murray State: Three Predictions

Photo: Pete Cautilli I’m feeling pretty good about my prediction record having gone 3 for 3 in week 1 against Miami – Gardner won the battle of the newcomer QBs which was more or less the difference in the game, our front seven dominated the Miami offensive line, and our special teams came up with a huge touchdown immediately after Miami took their only lead of the game, giving...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville readying Michael Dyer for Virginia game

Game two already, Murray State Saturday. Michael Dyer Between practices during a short week for University of Louisville football, Bobby Petrino squeezed in a session with the media. No major injuries against Miami, getting better as individuals, refining technical aspects, with a goal of showing up fresh physically and mentally, respecting the opponent. Michael Dyer is still nursing...
Via Louisville Card Game
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Murray State Racers

Murray State University is a four year public university located in Murray, Kentucky.  The school is located 3.5 hours southwest of Louisville and lies about 15 minutes north of the Tennessee border.  Murray State was founded in 1923 and currently rocks an enrollment of about 10,900.  Their colors are Navy, Blue, and Gold and those colors can be seen on the backs of all 17 varsity...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Petrino Says Murray State Game Will Test His Team’s Maturity

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect I have no problem admitting that I’m totally not a fan of playing FCS opponents each season. That said, I understand the reasoning behind it. Every FBS program needs at least one gimme win and the FCS schools get paid a boatload of money to get their brains beat in. Seeing your team blowout at inferior opponent can be entertaining, especially...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Payne lifts Murray State over E. Illinois 70-66

Cameron Payne scored seven points in the final 1:22 to carry Murray State to a 70-66 comeback victory on Thursday night at Eastern Illinois. Payne's basket with 1:21 left gave the Racers the lead for good at 63-62. His 3-pointer on the next Racers possession made it a four-point lead with 22 seconds to go. After a layup by Sherman Blanford cut the score to 66-64, Payne made...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Darian Yahyavi, DB, Murray State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Darian Yahyavi, DB, Murray State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? None really, a couple D3 schools. Just wasn’t quite developed yet. How did you come to make your college decision? Junior College helped me physically and mentally prepare myself for the next level, and matured […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB, Murray State

NFL Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB, Murray State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? I had offers from Memphis and UAB, and handful of other small schools. How did you come to make your college decision? I picked Murray State because a new coaching staff was coming in so […]The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Brandon Wicks, DB,...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Harris Bivin, OC/OG, Murray State

Draft Diamonds Spotlight Interview: Harris Bivin, OC/OG, Murray State Another in the line of under-appreciated small-school prospects, Harris Bivin was a road-grading center for the Murray State Racers for 3 seasons, putting up impressive tape vs. Florida State and Missouri along the way. Small school offensive linemen exceed expectations almost regularly, and Bivin should be [...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray St. beats Tennessee-Martin 91-77

Cameron Payne knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead Murray State in a 91-77 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee-Martin on Sunday afternoon. Payne was 6 of 10 from long range and finished with five assists. Jarvis Williams and Jeffery Moss both added 20 points, with Williams finishing with 15 boards and Moss going 14 of 14 from the line for the Racers...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State Brandon Wicks NFL Draft Breakdown

Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonvill...
Via College2Pro.com
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Illinois coach: Players 'bunch of mama's boys'

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson lambasted his players after a loss at Murray State, calling them ''uncoachable,'' a ''bunch of mama's boys'' and comparing disciplining his young team to housebreaking a puppy. Hinson was not made available for comment Wednesday morning. He's holding a regularly scheduled news conference in the afternoon. He told ESPN.com that his only regret...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois Coach Barry Hinson Goes On Huge Rant At Press Conference

Southern Illinois head coach Barry Hinson simply lost it during last night’s press conference after the Salukis (2-8) dropped one at Murray State for their fourth straight defeat. From calling his players “mama’s boys” to saying, “I’ve been telling my wife this for years — size doesn’t matter,” this is one of the best press conferences we’ve seen in a while for...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Dan Patrick Asked Barry Hinson’s Wife What She Thought Of “Size Doesn’t Matter” Comment

If you haven’t seen it yet, the college basketball rant of the year took place last night after a Southern Illinois loss to Murray State. Salukis head coach Barry Hinson sounded off on his players after the game, and it was glorious — he called them mama’s boys, soft, questioned their heart, and said that he preaches “size doesn’t matter”, among other things. The postgame...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson went on an epic rant after a team loss

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson was not at all in a good mood after Tuesday night’s 73-65 loss to Murray State. SIU dropped to 2-8 on the year, which did not please Hinson one bit. Some of the best action which picks up a couple minute in courtesy of Awful Announcing: “I’ve been telling my wife this for years, size doesn’t matter.” “Marcus was absolutely awful,...
Via Diehardsport
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Twitter Takes: Fans react to SIU coach Barry Hinson’s epic rant

Fan reactions to SIU coach Barry Hinson's epic rant following his team's loss to Murray State.
Via Gamedayr
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Southern Illinois HC Barry Hinson Had An Incredible Postgame Rant Last Night

Last night, Southern Illinois lost to Murray State 73-65, dropping the Salukis’ record to 2-8 on the season. Naturally, head coach Barry Hinson is not pleased with the current performance of his team, and he has finally had enough — last night he absolutely blew up in postgame press conference. His references are just pure comedy gold — he explodes about how awful his team...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: SIU coach Barry Hinson says farewell to 2013 with epic rant

SIU men's basketball coach Barry Hinson offered up an epic rant and meltdown following his team's loss to Murray State. Watch video here.
Via Gamedayr
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

SIU Head Coach Bobby Hinson Postgame Tirade

Southern Illinois head basketball coach, Bobby Hinson, absolutely lost his mind last night after the Salukies dropped a tough one to the Murray State Racers 73-65. He went on to compare his players to little puppies and mama’s boys, even stating his wife could do better. This loss drops SIU to 2-8 on the year and Mr. Hinson apparently had seen enough after they shot 38% from the...
Via Sports Mockery
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

SIU coach Barry Hinson goes on must-hear rant (Video)

Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson went on a coaching rant for the ages following his team’s 73-65 loss to Murray State on Tuesday night. In the epic rant, Hinson compared his team to a bunch of puppies and said his wife could do better than his players. The Salukis shot 38.5 percent from the field […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois basketball coach goes on epic rant about team

Barry Hinson. Learn the name. Why? Because he’s going to be in the news for a while. Hinson is the head coach of Southern Illinois’ men’s basketball team and after his team lost to Murray State 73-65 on Tuesday night to fall to 2-8 on the season. To say Hinson wasn’t pleased with his team’s effort, intensity and focus would be a gigantic understatement. In his post-game...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Kearney DE Elhadji Ndiaye invited to 2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

NFL Draft Diamonds has learned that in addition to Murray State WR Walter Powell, Nebraska-Kearney stud pass-rusher Elhadji Ndiaye has been invited to the 2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl All Star Game, which is held in Carson, CA on January 18. Ndiaye is also expected to receive an invite to the 2014 East/West Shrine Game. Ndiaye, […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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